Protecting the Eggs Cross Stitch Design


Protecting the Eggs Cross Stitch Design

This blue bird keeps her eggs dry and protected from a spring rain of metallic thread. This spring project is quick and fun to stitch. Frame in a rustic white frame for uplifting home decor.

Bird with Umbrella Cross-Stitch Design


  • Kreinik Metallic Gift Collection: Pastel
  • 28-ct Jobelan or linen in Forgetmenot Blue (a Wichelt Imports fabric)

Download the stitch chart here. (pdf)


Stitch this design over two threads on 28- count linen or Jobelan in Forgetmenot Blue color (a Wichelt fabric) using the threads in the Kreinik Metallic Gift Collection: Pastel. Each square on the chart equals two fabric threads. Use two strands of floss for cross stitching or one strand of braid, according to color key below. Make French knots on eyes with 1 strand DMC White. Make French knots on beak with 1 strand DMC 898 Coffee Brown


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